Research

Saskatchewan Variety Performance Group

  • Term: Annual (third year of funding)
  • Funding amount: $28,500/year
  • Project description: The Saskatchewan Variety Performance Group (SVPG) is an informal group made up of stakeholders who are interested in variety performance testing in Saskatchewan. SVPG has coordinated the post-registration regional performance testing of spring wheat, durum, barley, oats and flax varieties since 2006. The data collected from these trials is entered into annual publications Varieties of Grain Crops and SaskSeed Guide. These publications are valuable resources for producers and seed growers who are looking for unbiased comparisons of variety data.

Latest Research

Precision subsoiling of fields to improve soil physical conditions, plant growth and economic return

This research aims to address questions around the effectiveness of tillage to address soil compaction and other physical limitations that may be present in Saskatchewan soils, especially under the wet conditions experienced in recent years.

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